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Wild Garden Media Centre

Named in memory of dian marino: artist, activist, educator and former FES faculty member, the Wild Garden Media Centre is a resource for all members of the FES community who wish to use media arts as part of their course work, research or learning practices. The Centre’s facilities include:

  • Digital video and still cameras with accessories
  • Sound recording tools
  • Digital video editing stations

Mandatory orientation

Orientation sessions to the Media Centre’s facilities, and a series of workshops related to media production, are offered throughout the year. Completion of orientation is required for Media Centre use. Watch for dates/times on-line and on bulletin boards.

Special events and displays

Since 1994 the Faculty of Environmental Studies has hosted & coordinated the Eco Art & Media Festival, a multi day festival to celebrate and share diverse forms of creative expression. With the goal of inspiring engagement and dialogue around a chosen theme, various modes of expression are showcased, including visual art, music and performance, film/video/new media, spoken word and story telling, workshops and more.

The ZigZag Gallery: This is a space integrated into the student lounge on the main floor of the HNES building. The walls in the lounge are used on a rotating basis to display artwork created by members of the FES community.

VideoWorx is a series of video & new media screenings (produced primarily by FES students) offered during the Fall & Winter terms.